Louise Kristine Augusta Knudsen

9 July 1875–
Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Louise Kristine Augusta

When Louise Kristine Augusta Knudsen was born on 9 July 1875, in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Knud Peter Christian Laursen, was 58 and her mother, Augusta Mathilde Kotzebue, was 42. She married Jens Christensen on 23 March 1896.

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Jens Christensen
Louise Kristine Augusta Knudsen
Marriage: 23 March 1896

Spouse and Children

23 March 1896
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lovise Augusta Kristina Knudsen in household of Knud Peter Christian Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Louise Kristine Augusta Knudsen in household of Knud Peter Kristian Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Augusta Knudsen, "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"

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